verb (used with object)
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Origin of accession
OTHER WORDS FROM accessionac·ces·sion·al, adjectivenon·ac·ces·sion, nounre·ac·ces·sion, nounun·ac·ces·sion·al, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for accession
A description of the operation of accessioning in the New York public library (Reference department) is enclosed as a sample.
Its system of accessioning will be abandoned as soon as possible.
Note—In the decision to replace, the labor of accessioning and withdrawal must always be taken into account.Mending and Repair of Books|Margaret Wright Brown
He also began the accessioning and shelf marking of the books.Report of the Chief Librarian|J. O. Wilson and General Assembly Library (New Zealand)
British Dictionary definitions for accession
- an addition to land or property by natural increase or improvement
- the owner's right to the increased value of such land